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CORE CRUSH: FOLLOW THE LIGHT

Core Crush: Follow the Light

Multi award-winning photographers, Ludwig Favre and Reuben Wu, use drones as a medium in these captivating time-lapse halo shots and we are completely crushing.

Photo Credit: Ludwig Favre
Photo Credit: Ludwig Favre
Photo Credit: Ludwig Favre
Photo Credit: Ludwig Favre

The process of making these images is timely, and extremely strategic.

Video Credit: Reuben Wu
Photo Credit: Reuben Wu

Is there a hidden message in Reuben’s perception? Perhaps he is trying to make us see the angelic side of Nature.

Photo Credit: Reuben Wu

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DESIREE DIVANI

DESIREE DIVANI

As part of our commitment to bringing the hottest global brands to you, we’ve added a few pieces from the Desiree Divani to our collections. This leading Italian furniture manufacturer produces modern Italian pieces of stunning quality.

Working with top global designers such as Marc Sadler and Jai Jalan, their pieces are the definition of contemporary, cutting edge design.

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MEDITERRANEAN MAGIC – BY RAMON ESTEVE

Mediterranean magic – by Ramon Esteve

Stunning in every way. We are totally crushing on this design masterpiece with its set of concrete walls compressing and expanding the incredible views. World famous architect, interior and furniture designer Ramon Esteve, has achieved something quite spectacular.

“The original idea for the design was based on enjoying and enhancing the panoramic views of the setting, by creating a relaxing contemplative environment that allows enjoying the experience provided by the place.” – Ramon Esteve.

The house has a strong tectonic character due to its expressive materials. The texture of the white concrete poured into the white timber has achieved such a resemblance that they sometimes seem the same.

We see this house often as it has been used as the location for catalogue shoots of some of our premier outdoor designer furniture brands:

Vondom

Talenti

Varaschin

New Garden

Images © Ramon Esteve


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LIVE THE GRAND LIFE

LIVE THE GRAND LIFE with Ethimo

Ethimo and Christophe Pillet re-interpret contemporary outdoor spaces with a collection that pays homage to Mediterranean style and Italian design.  The Grand Life collection bears the unmistakable mark of Ethimo products – stylish, relaxed and sophisticated.

The warmth and elegance of teak and lightweight fibre combine to create extraordinarily ergonomic and comfortable pieces, the perfect expression of a relaxed lifestyle. Fluffy, generously-sized pillows, made from soft fabrics specifically designed for outdoor use, accentuate the comfort.

Timeless good taste by one of the world’s top designers for one of Italy’s premier manufacturers: Live the grand life

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New Outdoor Dining Chairs by Vondom: From just R1 946

NEW OUTDOOR DINING CHAIRS BY VONDOM: From just R1 946

Leading Spanish outdoor furniture brand – Vondom, has just launched three stunningly stylish new chairs at very attractive prices. Designed by leading designers Karim Rachid and Eugeni Quitllet, these chairs have been manufactured to the highest standards for which Vondom is known and are sure to be winners for both private residences and larger contract projects. As with all our Vondom products, no minimum order quantities apply and are available to both our trade and retail customers. Each sturdy polypropylene piece is available in many colour options and is suitable for permanent outdoor use.

The perfect chairs that tick all the right boxes:

✔ Stylish
✔ Comfortable
✔ Durable
✔ Stackable
✔ Budget friendly

The Voxel Chair by Karim Rachid

This injection molded chair boasts a confident angular design that has been cleverly thought out to allow for maximum comfort and allow the chair to be stackable

The Voxel Collection:


The Africa Chair by Eugeni Quitllet

A very exciting addition to the very popular Africa range, this chair is the new armless dining chair version. It will work well paired with the arm chair and offers the same amount of comfort and style.

The Africa Collection:


The Brooklyn Chair by Eugeni Quitllet

Based on straight lines and curves emulating the New York City bridge this is classic urban centric design at its best. It is neat, uncluttered, versatile and very comfortable.

The Brooklyn Collection:

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INTRODUCING TALENTI TO OUR COLLECTIONS

INTRODUCING TALENTI TO OUR COLLECTIONS

Sophisticated in every way. Stunning quality and meticulous attention detail. This is Talenti and we could’nt be more excited to present their large contemporary outdoor furniture collection to South Africa.

This Italian manufacturer has always been the trend leaders in outdoor furniture thanks to their collaborations with the world’s most prestigious designers like Karim Rashid, Roberto Semprini and Alessandro Fancelli. Only luxurious quality materials are used for maximum comfort and outdoor durability. Buying a Talenti is an investment in style that will last.

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#liveyourdream2019

2019 IS SET TO BE OUR MOST EXCITING YEAR YET

We are living the dream with the addition of over 300 new products added to our collections. We’ve introduced European power brand Eichholtz as well as Metalmobil and Talenti, all offering incredible pieces abreast with latest global trends.

As well as welcoming these new brands to our family, our long standing brands continue to flourish with Vondom and Ethimo adding stunning new designs to their range.

As part of our commitment to servicing our valued trade partners, our contract collections are now available online providing an easy and efficient specification platform. Specifying our products has never been easier.

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MetalMobil

INTRODUCING METALMOBIL

Introducing Metalmobil to our collections. This Italian furniture manufacturer offers extremely durable products that are suited to both hospitality and residential projects. Their quintessential Italian design style is clean and sophisticated and best of all is their budget-friendly pricing. Each of their pieces can be highly customized allowing you get the precise look required. A stylish and high-quality addition to our range.


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JONATHAN ADLER’S HEDONISTIC PALM SPRINGS DELIGHT

JONATHAN ADLER’S HEDONISTIC PALM SPRINGS DELIGHT

The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs California is THE resort for the Beverly Hills jet set. It’s a highly Instagrammable beacon in the desert, like a giant Andy Warhol painting.  This mid-century modern gem takes hedonistic luxury to new naughty heights and we are totally crushing.

And as if it couldn’t get any better legendary photographer Gray Malin found it! Leave it to him to bring along a monkey, a giraffe, flamingos, and a zebra just for one day.

Feast your eyes..

“As one of America’s most celebrated designers, Jonathan Adler perfectly delivered his signature style of modern American Glamour.
It’s  mood-enhancing, daring and appealingly eccentric.”

Credit: Jonathan Adler

All photos courtesy of Winnie Au

Get this look:

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SEBASTIAN HERKNER NAMED MAISON&OBJET 2019 DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

SEBASTIAN HERKNER NAMED MAISON & OBJET 2019 DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

This German designer was commended by the organizers for “straddling the boundary between modernity and tradition”. His work was showcased at the event and we were happy to be there to see it. Here are some of his hottest pieces that we are crushing on:

The “Bell Table” by Sebastian Herkner turns our perceptual habits on their head, using the lightweight, fragile material of glass as base for a metal top that seems to float above it.

The “Container table”

Simply mesmerising!

All photos courtesy of Sebastian Herkner photography

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GET THE LOOK: Contemporary Country Living

CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY LIVING
#liveyourdream2019


CH1LC-599
By Core Essentials

Credit: Three Bird Renovations

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